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  • Survival 101

    Survival 101
    Sometime before midnight in the absolute blackness of the Vermont forest, my fellow survival campers and I snuffed out the fire we had built (OK, they had built) to kill time and energy before the inevitable, and edged toward the survival shelters we had constructed earlier that day from broken branches and endless armfuls of leaves.
  • Navy pilot from Lake Arrowhead presumed dead in jet crash

    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday over the Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead. Poloski, 26, was involved in the apparent collision of two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets from the...

    U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash

    U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy on Sunday identified a fighter jet pilot who is presumed dead following a mid-air collision with another jet over the western Pacific Ocean. The missing pilot is Lieutenant Nathan Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., a 2009...

    U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash

    U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash
    The Navy has ended its search for a fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday in the Pacific Ocean, west of Wake Island, officials said. The pilot, whose identity has not been released, was involved in a collision of two F/A-18 fighter...

    China's military secrecy justifies surveillance flights: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is justified in carrying out surveillance flights in East Asia, in spite of Chinese objections, given a lack of transparency in China's military buildup, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. Beijing called...